Welcome to the Startup Bluebook website (including all subdomains, the “Site”), which is operated by Market By Numbers, LLC. and its affiliates (collectively, “MBN,” “we”, “us” and/or “our”). This Site provides, among other things, information about our people, organization, programs, tools for users, resources for users, forums, podcasts and blogs for discussions about topics relevant to users, and profiles of founders and our company as well as third party companies.
Access and Use of the Site
Modifications to Site: Market By Numbers reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Market By Numbers will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site.
Conditions Of Use
User Conduct: In addition to any applicable guidelines or policies that may govern specific components of the Site, you agree to comply with the following conditions in using the Site. You are solely responsible for all code, video, images, information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, messages or other materials (“content”) that you upload, post, publish or display (hereinafter, “upload”) or email or otherwise transmit via the Site. Market By Numbers reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in Market By Numbers’ sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending content from the Site, suspending or terminating the account of such violators and reporting you to the law enforcement authorities. You agree to not use the Site to:
- email or otherwise upload any content that (i) infringes any intellectual property or other proprietary rights of any party; (ii) you do not have a right to upload under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; (iii) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person; (v) constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, commercial activities and/or sales, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” “contests,” “sweepstakes,” or any other form of solicitation; (vi) is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, excessively violent, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; or (vii) in the sole judgment of Market By Numbers, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Site, or which may expose Market By Numbers or its users to any harm or liability of any type;
- interfere with or disrupt the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site;
- violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, or any regulations having the force of law;
- impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
- solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 18;
- harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from the Site by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications;
- advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose that is not specifically authorized;
- further or promote any criminal activity or enterprise or provide instructional information about illegal activities; or
- obtain or attempt to access or otherwise obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.
Commercial Use: Unless otherwise expressly authorized herein or in the Site, you agree not to display, distribute, license, perform, publish, teach, reproduce, duplicate, copy, create derivative works from, use in consultation with clients, modify, sell, resell, exploit, transfer or upload for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Site, use of the Site, or access to the Site.
Intellectual Property Rights
Site Content, Copyright and Trademarks: You acknowledge and agree that the Site may contain content or features including downloadable materials and resources (“Site Content”) that are protected by copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights and laws.. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Market By Numbers or Moves the Needle, Inc.
Ownership. You acknowledge that the Market By Numbers Site and Site Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents or other proprietary rights, and that these worldwide rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies now existing or hereafter developed. You agree to comply with all intellectual property laws and you shall not encumber any interest in, or assert any rights to, the Market By Numbers Site. You are granted a limited, non-sublicensable license to access and use the Market By Numbers Site and electronically copy (except where prohibited without a license) and print to hard copy portions of the Market By Numbers Materials for your informational, non-commercial and personal use only. Such license is subject to these Terms and does not include: (1) any resale or commercial use of the Market By Numbers Site; (2) the distribution, public performance or public display of all or any portion of the Market By Numbers Site; (3) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Market By Numbers Site; (4) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (5) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the Market By Numbers Site, except as expressly permitted on the Market By Numbers Site; (6) making any portion of the Market By Numbers Site available through any timesharing system, service bureau, the Internet or any other technology now existing or developed in the future; (7) using any automatic or manual process to harvest information from the Market By Numbers Site; or (8) any use of the Market By Numbers Site for other than its intended purpose. Unless expressly stated herein, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable at any time.
Limited Permission to Download. Market By Numbers hereby grants you permission to download, view, copy and print the Market By Numbers Site Content solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial use, provided that (1) where provided, the copyright and trademark notices appearing on any Market By Numbers Materials not be altered or removed, (2) the Market By Numbers Materials are not used on any other website or in a networked computer environment, and (3) the Market By Numbers Materials are not modified in any way, except for authorized editing or downloadable forms for personal use. This permission terminates automatically without notice if you breach any of the provisions of these Terms. Any unauthorized use of the Market By Numbers Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes. Market By Numbers does not grant you any rights in its trademarks.
License to Use.Market By Numbers grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Site Content for your own personal internal business use. Except as otherwise provided and to the extent permitted under applicable law, you acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify edit, copy, reproduce, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, alter, enhance or in any way exploit any of the Site Content in any manner. You shall not remove any copyright notice from any Site Content.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information about the Site (“Submissions”) provided by you to Market By Numbers are non-confidential andMarket By Numbers will be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any purpose, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
Copyright Complaints: Market By Numbers respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, you should notify Market By Numbers of your infringement claim in accordance with the procedure set forth below.
Market By Numbers will process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) and other applicable intellectual property laws with respect to any alleged or actual infringement. A notification of claimed copyright infringement should be emailed to Market By Numbers’ Copyright Agent at email@example.com (Subject line: “DMCA Takedown Request”). You may also contact us by mail at:
Market By Numbers, LLC
1144 Stratford Dr
Encinitas, CA 92024
To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, with enough detail that we may find it on the Site;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
Counter-Notice: If you believe that your User Content that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to the law, to upload and use the content in your User Content, you may send a written counter-notice containing the following information: your physical or electronic signature; identification of the content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed or disabled; a statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content; and your name, address, telephone number, and email address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court located within Southern District of California and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.
If a counter-notice is received Market By Numbers will send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed content or cease disabling. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed content may be replaced, or access to it restored, after receipt of the counter-notice, at our sole discretion.
Third Party Websites
The Site may provide, or third parties may provide, links or other access to other sites and resources on the Internet or to third party applications. Market By Numbers has no control over such sites, resources or applications and Market By Numbers is not responsible for and does not endorse such sites, resources or applications. You further acknowledge and agree that Market By Numbers will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, events, goods or services available on or through any such sites, resources or applications. Any dealings you have with third parties found while using the Site are between you and the third party, and you agree that Market By Numbers is not liable for any loss or claim that you may have against any such third party.
Indemnity and Release
Disclaimer of Warranties
YOUR USE OF THE SITE AND ANY SITE CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SITE AND SITE CONTENT IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. MARKET BY NUMBERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
MARKET BY NUMBERS MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE SITE OR ANY SITE CONTENT WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR (III) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE.
Limitation of Liability YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT MARKET BY NUMBERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF MARKET BY NUMBERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, RESULTING FROM: (I) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR ANY RELATED INFORMATION; (II) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (III) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY (INCLUDING USERS) ON THE SITE; OR (IV) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE. IN NO EVENT WILL MARKET BY NUMBERS’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).
Dispute Resolution By Binding Arbitration: PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY AS IT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS.
Agreement to Arbitrate
Prohibition of Class and Representative Actions and Non-Individualized Relief
YOU AND MARKET BY NUMBERS AGREE THAT EACH OF US MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PROCEEDING. UNLESS BOTH YOU AND MARKET BY NUMBERS AGREE OTHERWISE, THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE OR JOIN MORE THAN ONE PERSON’S OR PARTY’S CLAIMS AND MAY NOT OTHERWISE PRESIDE OVER ANY FORM OF A CONSOLIDATED, REPRESENTATIVE, OR CLASS PROCEEDING. ALSO, THE ARBITRATOR MAY AWARD RELIEF (INCLUDING MONETARY, INJUNCTIVE, AND DECLARATORY RELIEF) ONLY IN FAVOR OF THE INDIVIDUAL PARTY SEEKING RELIEF AND ONLY TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO PROVIDE RELIEF NECESSITATED BY THAT PARTY’S INDIVIDUAL CLAIM(S).
Market By Numbers is always interested in resolving disputes amicably and efficiently, and most user concerns can be resolved quickly and to the user’s satisfaction by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unless Market By Numbers and you agree otherwise, any arbitration hearings will take place in a reasonably convenient location for both parties with due consideration of their ability to travel and other pertinent circumstances. If the parties are unable to agree on a location, the determination shall be made by AAA.
Costs of Arbitration
Payment of all filing, administration, and arbitrator fees (collectively, the “Arbitration Fees”) will be governed by the AAA Rules, unless otherwise provided in this Arbitration Agreement.
All aspects of the arbitration proceeding, and any ruling, decision, or award by the arbitrator, will be strictly confidential for the benefit of all parties.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, either you or Market By Numbers may bring an individual action in small claims court. Such claims shall be exclusively brought in the state or federal courts located in San Diego County, California. Additionally, notwithstanding this agreement to arbitrate, either party may seek emergency equitable relief before the state or federal courts located in San Diego County, California, in order to maintain the status quo pending arbitration, and each party hereby agrees to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the courts located within San Diego County, California, for such purpose. A request for interim measures shall not be deemed a waiver of the right to arbitrate.
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